Education Archive

Amber Simpson, Binghamton University – Fostering Failure in STEM

On Binghamton University Week: Failure can be an important learning tool. Amber Simpson, assistant professor in

Michael Kurtz, Lycoming College – Weekend Feeding Programs Can Boost Children’s Educational Outcomes

It’s hard to learn on an empty stomach. Michael Kurtz, associate professor of economics at Lycoming

Allison BrckaLorenz, Indiana University Bloomington – Motivating Teaching Excellence and Supporting Diverse Faculty

What contributes to a motivated teaching environment in higher education? Allison BrckaLorenz, associate research scientist at

Kenneth Sider, Skidmore College – Confronting Whiteness in the Teacher Education Classroom

Who is hired as teachers has a big impact. Kenneth Sider, visiting assistant professor at Skidmore

Jacquelyn Wiersma-Mosley, University of Arkansas – Creating a Culturally Competent Campus

How do we create a culturally competent campus? Jacquelyn Wiersma-Mosley, professor of human development and family

Alessandra Bazo Vienrich, Worcester State University – Place Matters: Access to College for Undocumented Students

On Worcester State University Week:Β  Access to college is a big step for undocumented students. Alessandra

Megan Downing, Northern Kentucky University – Philanthropy and Benefits to Students

Giving back is a powerful way to help a community. Megan Downing, associate professor of organizational

Shaakira Abdullah, Widener University – Re-Imagining Sex Education for Muslim Adolescents

On Widener University Week:Β  Talking about sex can help teens navigate young adulthood safely Shaakira Abdullah,

Kathleen Fortier, Arcadia University – University-based Pro-Bono Clinics Address Health Disparities in Their Communities

Pro-bono clinics can fill a desperate need. Kathleen Fortier, assistant professor of practice at Arcadia University,

Frederic Reamer, Rhode Island College – Research Matters

On Rhode Island College Week: People commit crimes for a number of reasons. Frederic Reamer, professor